Join peers and get insight from board members, investors and experts on why and how companies and investors are embracing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and using them as a catalogue of innovation and investment opportunities

Register for Session: SDGs Competent Boards

December 10th, 11-12:30 pm EDT

Why You Should Attend This Session

• Gain practical insight on why and how companies are embracing the SDGs

• Receive summarized critical learnings in pre-course videos, readings, a case study and a 90-min interactive session

• Join from anywhere to hear the experience of sought-after speakers 


  • What are the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and how are they being addressed by regulatory trends?
  • Why and how are companies and investors embracing the SDGs and using them as a catalogue of innovation and investment opportunities?
  • How to use the SDG-framework as a strategic tool to understand the world’s biggest pain points and determine risks and innovative opportunities
  • The link between purpose, the SDGs and a business’ license to operate and grow
  • Using the SDGs as a common language to communicate with stakeholders
  • Oversight – how to question the relevance of internally selected SDGs, targets and strategies

Receive the Following Preparation Materials

  • An Insight Video – Featuring clips from our interviews with global leaders discussing some of the most pressing board issues of our time
  • A list of questions to help you understand and evaluate whether management’s approaches appropriately consider the changing risks and opportunities
  • A Guest Speaker Video – Industry experts and thought leaders sharing their experience and knowledge on course topics
  • Case studies to be discussed with peers during sessions
  • Recommended readings, reports, frameworks, tools, etc.

* Those attending select sessions are not eligible for the Competent Boards Certificate. Should you attend 8+ sessions you can receive the certificate for an additional fee.

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